Origin of the name ALARICO.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name ALARICO.
form of Gothic Athalareiks
(q.v.), meaning "noble ruler."
... The Visigotti then being
discharged from their paie, determined (as of an injury) to be
revenged: and creating Alarico their King, assaulted the Empire,
destroyed Italy, and sacked Rome. After which victory, Alarico
died, and to him succeeded Ataulfo: who tooke to wife Placidia sister to
the Emperours, and through that alliance, agreed with them to succour
France and Spaine: which countries were by the Vandali, Burgundi, Alani,
and Fraunchi, (thereto moved by the occasions aforesayd) assailed. (Machiavelli:
The Florentine History, Bedingfield, 1905).